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Anna Maria recruiting for health certificate programs

Emily Micucci |

Three healthcare programs designed for professionals were among new certificates Anna Maria College began actively marketing this week.

Holy Cross names new VP of student affairs

The College of the Holy Cross has named Michele Murray as its next vice president for student affairs and dean of students, the college announced Tuesday.

State colleges want legislature to do more

State House News Service |

State lawmakers are fond of promoting their support for public higher education, but critics of the Legislature say state government could do more.

MWCC to pay students to take summer classes

Laura Finaldi |

Mount Wachusett Community College on Thursday announced is expanding a summer program where recent high school graduates can get paid to take classes before starting school in the fall.

Bridging the gap between Boomers and Millennials


Not all ideas are good ideas, and not all investments can be great ones, but each generation needs to understand the value that others bring to the table.

$1.3M sale closes for Creative Hub Worcester

Grant Welker |

A $1.3-million sale has closed on the former Worcester Boys Club to turn the facility into Creative Hub Worcester, an artists' center with event and performance spaces, studios and an art gallery.

Fitchburg State names new VP, deans

As part of a broader reorganization, Fitchburg State University has hired its first ever vice president of student affairs and appointed new deans to several different divisions.

Outcry from staff and students amid UMass Boston's woes

Alleging a lack of respect for UMass Boston's urban mission and its efforts to revitalize itself, students, staff and community members from the school aired their grievances Wednesday with trustees.

WPI gets $5M state grant for new lab

Grant Welker |

Worcester Polytechnic Institute has been given a $5 million state grant for a new healthcare research and product development initiative.

Baker names WPI, Montachusett heads to STEM board

The heads of two Central Massachusetts schools, Worcester Polytechnic Institute and Montachusett Regional Vocational Technical District have been named to the state's board overseeing STEM education.

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